Europe at risk if Germany turns its back on U.S., NATO chief says
Thursday, 7 November 2019 Berlin must not forget Washington's crucial role in allowing Europe and Germany to reunify after the Cold War, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday, after Germany's foreign minister called unity "a gift from Europe".
Germany is marking 30 years since the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe. Leaders from Germany, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic attended a ceremony at Bernauer Strasse - where one of the last parts of the wall remains -...
Amazon's global ecommerce sales will reach $416.48 billion in 2020, according to Business Insiders latest latest estimates. Consumers are relying more heavily on e-commerce due to COVID-19. The new figure is about $12 billion more than our pre-pandemic estimates. Most of Amazon's sales come from the US. However, the pandemic has also fueled growth in Germany, the UK and Japan.
It's the first visit of the German Chancellor to Brussels since Germany took the reins of the EU Council presidency. She is addressing MEPs who want a bigger role in budget talks. She is hoping to get a deal, which includes the parliament's approval, on the trillion-euro recovery package.View on euronews
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A New York Times bombshell report says Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill NATO troops in Afghanistan. NATO troops in Afghanistan include American forces. According to Business Insider, interrogations indicated that the militants were offered bounties from Russian agents. The agents specifically came from Unit 29155, a branch of Russia's GRU military intelligence agency. The Times' source said President Donald Trump was briefed of the intelligence assessment.
In this Global Conversation, Euronews' Darren McCaffrey speaks to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg about a host of issues, including the on-going coronavirus crisis, the rise of China, biological warfare and whether Europe needs an army. View on euronews
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Protest demonstrations were held in Balochistan and Europe on Sunday against the forceful abduction of Baloch political leaders and intellectuals by Pakistan intelligence agencies. In Quetta city of Balochistan province, a protest demonstration was held by the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons in to demand the release of abducted Dr Deen Mohammad Baloch and Dr Akbar Marri. Similarly, to mark the 11 years of Dr Deen Mohammad Baloch's abduction The Baloch National Movement, a pro Independence Party of Balochistan protested in Berlin city of Germany. The protesters also raised the issue of abductions, Pakistani oppression and gross human rights violations in Balochistan. The protesters also raised slogans against the abduction of Dr Deen Jan and demanded his immediate releases along with other Baloch missing persons.
Berlin is warning other EU members to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, believing positions are far apart and time too short for an agreement. That's according to an internal government document seen by Reuters. Lucy Fielder reports.
Elian Gonzalez was once a young Cuban boy whose custody case sparked diplomatic tensions and attracted intense media coverage. Now, CNN reports Gonzalez marked Father's Day by announcing on Facebook he will soon be a father himself. Gonzalez went to live with relatives in Miami who refused to return him to his father in Cuba. The case stoked Cold War-era tensions between the US and Cuba as Gonzalez's father and the Miami relatives battled in US court for custody.
The Trump administration plans to reinterpret a Cold War-era arms agreement between 34 nations with the goal of allowing U.S. defense contractors to sell more American-made drones to a wide array of nations. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Nearly every day, 77-year-old Surin Makradee goes door-to-door in her village in Thailand, visiting homes to check people's temperatures in a routine repeated in communities across the country during the coronavirus pandemic.